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Introducing ITAD for Enterprise @ Home

Lifespan is excited to introduce our new ITAD for Enterprise @ Home program. With many employees continuing to work from home due to the pandemic, we have developed a refresh & deployment program to support your organizations work from home IT refresh requirements. Our ITAD for Enterprise @ Home program

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Certified Compliance

Lifespan practices effective compliance throughout all our levels of business by adhering to laws and regulations and providing 100% protection and security for our clients. We ensure total compliance to our clients through our certifications. By choosing Lifespan, you are selecting a trusted, reputable, and certified ITAD partner to deal

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Apple Announces Self Service Repair

Lifespan is thrilled to hear that Apple has announced Self Service Repair! This provides consumers with the access to complete their own repairs with Apple genuine parts and tools. This is an excellent step in the right direction, standing by our right to repair and contributing to positive sustainability efforts—minimizing

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Effective Compliance = Data Protection

On April 23, 2021, OSF HealthCare notified 53,907 of their patients about a cyberattack. After the discovery of the attack, necessary steps were taken to prevent unauthorized access and to determine the extent of the breach. On August 24, 2021, it was found that a large amount of sensitive customer

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Repair, Don’t Waste!

Today, the world relies on electronic systems and devices that are essentially meant to last several years. Tons of natural resources are extracted each day to produce semiconductor chips and other related components. “These will eventually be mounted on printed circuit boards (PCB) and will effectively become the brain of

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Reduce E-Waste with a Universal Charging Standard

We all have a drawer full of old, tangled electronic devices chargers from the many devices we used to own. Each year, a new phone, tablet, laptop, etc., is introduced to consumers and with this new piece of technology, comes yet another cord. In September 2021, “The European Union proposed

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The Morgan Stanley Data Breach

In 2016, Morgan Stanley, an American multinational investment bank and financial services company, terminated a contract with its long-term ITAD vendor to save costs after a mismanaged data center decommissioning task in 2016. The data breach surfaced in July 2020—Morgan Stanley notified their clients that their personal data could be

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Intel Corp.’s Response to the Global Chip Shortage

On September 7, 2021, Intel Corp. announced, “It could spend up to $95 billion to build as many as eight new semiconductor manufacturing plants in Europe, as part of its response to the ongoing global chip shortage.” (Mike Wheatley, Silicon Angle, 2021). Intel plans to build two new chip factories

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Recycle Responsibly with Lifespan

At Lifespan, we pride ourselves in working towards building a better planet and brighter future, by responsibly recycling your obsolete assets the right way. With approximately 53.6 million tonnes of e-waste produced each year, Lifespan is dedicated to providing smart, environmentally friendly disposal programs to support sustainability on many fronts. 

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FTC Votes to Enforce Right to Repair

Big news! In July 2021, an open commission meeting was held by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), where members voted unanimously to enforce the laws around Right to Repair to ensure that US consumers will be able to repair their personal electronic and automotive devices! This vote is a huge

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Protect Your Right to Repair

The Right to Repair Association supports the right to repair products that we own. As a member of the Right to Repair Association, Lifespan strongly supports this movement. We recognize that manufacturers have been increasingly developing products that are less repair friendly, and have resulted in impacts for consumers, businesses,

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Electronic Waste and The Circular Economy

Electronic devices are a key component in today’s world. The average household is likely to have purchased 100s of technology devices over the past decade. Cellphones, TVs, computers, tablets and gaming systems are not built to last a lifetime and choosing to repair such devices can be as costly as

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